- a person who is considered unintelligent or uncouth, especially a beer-drinking man.
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Related Words for hosercrook, swindler, hustler, mountebank, faker, fake, sharp, whip, counterfeit, actor, cheat, counterfeiter, sham, humbug, phony, bum, pretender, fraud, impostor, pseudo
- US slang a person who swindles or deceives others
- Canadian slang an unsophisticated, esp rural, person
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"contemptible person," also hose-head, by 1982, a term popularized by the Canadian parody comic sketch "Great White North" with the fictional McKenzie Brothers on SCTV.
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